When you try to copy or move large number of files on Windows 7 (or Vista), it can get on your nerves specially if the destination directory is on a different partition or a different folder under the same partition. This is when you would need a File copying tool which can act as an alternative for Windows Copy command. There are several such file copying tools available, some of which are paid and others free. Since most of the free ones are good enough, we have reviewed and listed down five of the best file copying tools to speed up your Windows experience.

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Top 5 Free File Copying Tools

1. TeraCopy

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TeraCopy tops the list for a reason. It lets seamlessly replace Windows’ Explorer copy and move functions. It lets you copy files faster by dynamically adjusting buffers to reduce seek times. The program also lets you pause and resume file transfers, so you can free up system resources and pause the copy process at any time. What more? TeraCopy also offers asynchronous copy to speed up file transfer between two physical hard drives.

And you know the best part? When an error is encountered, it won’t just abandon the process like Windows, but it will try several times and if it can’t get past the error, will skip the dodgy file and not terminate the entire transfer. There is hardly anything going against this simple to use freeware. A must have recommendation from us!

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2. ExtremeCopy

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ExtremeCopy is an easy to use freeware with a simple interface. It can increase copying speed from 20% to 120% and comes with standard (yet useful) features like Error Recovery. A good thing about ExtremeCopy is that most of the time it calculates the ‘time remaining’ value accurately. Once installed, ExtremeCopy sets itself as the default handler for copying and moving files and integrates with Windows Explorer.

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3. SuperCopier

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Another useful freeware copy tool is SuperCopier which adds several useful features to your Windows OS like pausing file copy progress, saving the file copy list and then loading it back and resuming copy operations, a real-time copy speed computation, ability to limit copy speed, an error log etc. One negative aspect of SuperCopier is that it doesn’t add the context menu item unlike TeraCopy & ExtremeCopy. Though it works on Windows 7 & Vista, it was originally developed for Windows XP only.

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4. Copy Handler

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Copy Handler is highly customizable and fully integrates with Windows OS. In addition, Copy Handler offers many advanced options such as task queuing, filtering files according to specific criteria, pausing and resuming copying files operations, changing the copying parameters on the fly and in many cases also offers a significant acceleration of the entire copying files process. You can paste Copy Handler from its context menu entries. It can speed up transfers upto 6-7 times.

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5. Talent Copy V

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Talent Copy V is a small tool that speeds up the transfer upto 3 times and at the same time limits the empty HDD head moves, HDD waste, and noise. The copy process will start instantly and the app will make full use of your processor by using multiple threads combined with advanced algorithm. You will be able to follow the overall progress along with various other information. It was originally build for Windows Vista but now supports Windows 7 as well.

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  • http://www.hellboundbloggers.com/about/ S.Pradeep Kumar

    Hey great tools there. I rarely care about transfer speed. I used to copy them and do some other stuffs.

    Though, will try some tools mentioned here. :D

    • http://techpp.com Raju

      you would care when you have hundreds and thousands of files to copy/move!

  • Nirmal S

    Could anyone tell me which one is best among this?

    • http://techpp.com Raju

      TeraCopy, for sure!

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    A good blog title is a must. That’s the first thing people to see when they search.

  • http://www.computerplanet.co.uk Gaming PC

    Ah not aware of these apps, great, will check out TeraCopy and bookmark this article for reference :)

  • maze seven

    but, teracopy can not handle html files very well! when you copy html files with windows default, both html files dan folders should be copied. but teracopy can not! you must copy them manually!

  • prajith

    great collection..very useful.teracopy is better than others

  • benjp

    extremecopy looks the best than others after I saw it’s video of comparison

  • siva

    extreme copier is very fast than other pls download it

  • Farhan Aditya

    wow, you correct! im using TeraCopy too. from 2012 hahahahhaha.